Also known as ‘conversion’ vans, campervans start off as a metal box – an oven in the summer and a fridge in the winter. With a bit of work – DIY or otherwise – your metal box can be transformed into a place of comfort, that protects you from those extreme temperatures with the right insulation.
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When it comes to deciding which material to use for soundproofing, cork is an excellent choice. It has natural soundproofing qualities as its structure is extremely lightweight and tightly filled with air.
Cork is a highly versatile material with a wide range of applications. That spans from the obvious – pinboards, coasters, and wine bottles – to the more obscure, such as iPad covers, shoes, mousemats, or even some woodwind instruments. But more recently, it’s become well known for its use as a thermal insulator.
Energy bills are continuing to rise in the UK. We now face a choice between paying out more or using heating less. With the cost of living rising across the board, more and more people will be forced into the second option.
Cork – it’s something we use quite frequently without even noticing it. From providing a stopper for wine bottles to insulation for your home, it has a myriad of uses.
But if you’re feeling concerned about its environmental impact, you might be wondering, “is cork sustainable and eco-friendly?”. To put your mind at ease, let’s answer those questions now…
With energy prices rising, it’s never been more important to insulate your property. But which insulation is best? In truth, there are several options if you want to stop heat escaping from your home or commercial property.
Read on as we look at five of the best insulation materials, including their properties and any drawbacks.
Fed up of loud traffic noises invading your home? Or maybe you’re just sick of hearing the neighbours’ bad taste in music through your bedroom wall?
Whatever the reason, noise pollution can make a huge impact on your appreciation of your home. Fortunately, there’s a simple solution – cork sound insulation. Read on as we look at the different types and how it’s fitted…
It’s only natural that you want to find the best insulation for your property. Not least because you want to keep your energy bills as low as possible. In terms of materials, cork is renowned for its natural insulative qualities – but it comes in a few different formats.
Cork insulation is a great option for buildings up and down the UK. That said, not everyone is completely familiar with the products and how they work. In this article, we’ll explain everything you need to know about cork insulation – from its origins and the different types to benefits and application.
Energy prices have dominated the news for most of 2022, causing a knock-on effect for the cost of living more broadly. That was the first thing on the agenda for new Prime Minster, Liz Truss, who announced a new, lower cap going forward.
Damp-proof membrane is a common way of protecting buildings from moisture. If you have a damp problem on your walls or want to prevent one in future, you may well be looking at these products yourself.